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Anglers fighting warm temperatures

Anglers fighting warm temperatures

BIG RAPIDS — Inland lakes are producing some bluegill, crappie and bass, the DNR said, but anglers may have to fish deeper and target the …

Managing invasive autumn olive 50 years after its introduction

Managing invasive autumn olive 50 years after its introduction

MANISTEE — The Northwest Michigan Invasive Species Network (ISN) is hosting an Autumn Olive Community Workshop to educate interested …

Down-home fun: Manistee County Fair wraps up with concert, demolition derby

Down-home fun: Manistee County Fair wraps up with concert, demolition derby

By SCOTT FRALEY Staff Writer ONEKAMA — The gates have closed on another year at the Manistee County Fair. The week-long event ended with …

Hazardous waste roundup a continuing success

Hazardous waste roundup a continuing success

By SCOTT FRALEY Staff Writer BEAR LAKE — For over a decade, the Manistee Conservation District (MCD) has helped residents responsibly …

Lifestyles

His mission: Meet 10,000 people, one at a time, for an hour at a time. His goal: Human connection

His mission: Meet 10,000 people, one at a time, for an hour at a time. His goal: Human connection

By Grace Dickinson The Philadelphia Inquirer Every day, Rob Lawless, 28, introduces himself to a stranger. Some days, he sits down with two …

Fighting with lightsabers: Minnesotans do battle in growing ‘nerd sport’

Fighting with lightsabers: Minnesotans do battle in growing ‘nerd sport’

By Richard Chin Star Tribune (Minneapolis) Not so long ago, in a park not so far away, the forces of light and dark gathered to … …

Switzerland: An Alpine delight

Switzerland: An Alpine delight

By ROXANNE ROWLEY Special to the News Advocate Several years ago we had the good fortune to visit the exceptionally beautiful country of …

NASA opening moon rock samples sealed since Apollo missions

NASA opening moon rock samples sealed since Apollo missions

By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer HOUSTON (AP) — Inside a locked vault at Johnson Space Center is treasure few have seen and fewer have …

Local History

Looking Back for Aug. 20

Looking Back for Aug. 20

20 YEARS AGO Chips sixth at Invitational Manistee High School’s golf team opened the season with a sixth place finish in the Jayhawk …

The next generation of the S.C. Overpack Co.

Beginning in the 1870s, Silas C. Overpack began to manufacture logging wheels in his shop located on the corner of Pine and Water streets. …

100 Years Ago

100 Years Ago

The following news items are reprinted from the Manistee Daily News for the week August 17 through August 23, 1919 and are compiled by …

Family

Hollebeke and Janowiak to wed

Hollebeke and Janowiak to wed

MANISTEE — Mollie Hollebeke, daughter of Alton “Bud” Hollebeke and Sharon Hollebeke, of Bradford, and Jordan Janowiak, …

MHS Class of 1947 Reunion

MHS Class of 1947 Reunion

FireKeepers Casino celebrates a decade of growth

By NICK BUCKLEY Battle Creek Enquirer BATTLE CREEK (AP) — Henry and Pat Jones were visiting Michigan to see family and tour the …

Business

CBS, Viacom to reunite as media giants bulk up for streaming

CBS, Viacom to reunite as media giants bulk up for streaming

By MAE ANDERSON AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) — CBS and Viacom announced a long-anticipated reunion Tuesday, bringing together their …

SpartanNash CEO resigns, interim leader appointed

By Brian McVicar mlive.com BYRON CENTER, MI — Dave Staples, the president and CEO of Byron Township-based grocery chain SpartanNash, …

Lindsay’s Furniture closing after 43 years

LUDINGTON — Forty-three years ago Jim and Sue Lindsay made a big change. They decided to leave their native Detroit, move to Ludington …

State News

DNR confirms cougar report from Gogebic County

DNR confirms cougar report from Gogebic County

GOGEBIC COUNTY — A mountain lion image caught on a landowner’s trail camera in Gogebic County has been confirmed as the state’s 39th …

Average Michigan opioid patient got 62-day supply in 2018

Average Michigan opioid patient got 62-day supply in 2018

By Scott Levin mlive.com Less than a week of opioid use creates a risk of long-term dependence on the drug, experts say. Yet Michigan …

Fifth-Third Bank to raise its minimum wage

The Record-Eagle, Traverse City, Mich. TRAVERSE CITY — Fifth Third Bancorp will raise its minimum wage from $15 to $18 per hour on Oct. …

Michigan’s Adventure to open Snoopy-themed park in 2020

Michigan’s Adventure to open Snoopy-themed park in 2020

By Ben Solis mlive.com MUSKEGON, MI – Snoopy, Woodstock and their friends from Peanuts lore will be featured at a new children’s area …